Amphidraus somondoco, Galvis, William, 2017

Galvis, William, 2017, Nineteen new species of Amphidraus Simon, 1900 (Salticidae: Euophryini) from Colombia, with comments about their conservation, Zootaxa 4286 (1), pp. 1-40: 17-19

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Amphidraus somondoco

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Amphidraus somondoco   sp. nov.

Figs 10e –f View FIGURES 10 , 18a View FIGURES 18 , 25b, 25h View FIGURES 25 , 27 View FIGURE 27

Type. Holotype: female from Quebrada La Cristalina , Santa María, Boyacá, Colombia [850 m], [4.859104°N, 73.261385°W], 21.III.2015, V. Muñoz-Charry ( ANDES –IN 2899). GoogleMaps  

Etymology. The epithet is a noun in apposition that honors the Somondoco   indigenous people of the Chibcha language family, which inhabited the region of the type locality.

Diagnosis. Females of A. somondoco   sp. nov. are similar to those of A. mae   sp. nov., A. sie sp. nov. and A. sua sp. nov. by the general disposition of the internal structures of the epigyne, but can be distinguished from those by their shorter copulatory ducts, with anterior oval spermathecae, and single, rounded medial pocket in the epigyne ( Figs 10e –f View FIGURES 10 ).

Description. Female (holotype). Total length 3.00. Carapace dark brown with a posterior light brown longitudinal stripe, 1.60 long, 1.12 wide, 0.78 high ( Fig. 18a View FIGURES 18 ). OC black, 0.66 long. Anterior eye row 1.09 wide and posterior 1.01 wide. Sternum dark brown, 0.56 long, 0.49 wide. Labium dark brown, 0.11 long, 0.40 wide. Chelicerae dark brown, with four retromarginal and two promarginal teeth. Legs 4312, all light brown with dark brown marks. Leg macrosetae: femur, I –III d 2 di; IV d 1 di; patellae, III r 1 me; tibiae, I v 2-2 -2; II v 2-2 -2, p 1 di; III v 1 me, p 1 me, r 1 me; IV v 1-1, p 1 me, r 1-1; metatarsus, I v 2-2; II v 2-2, p 1 di, r 1 di; III v 1 -0-2, p 1-0-2, r 1-0-2; IV v 1 -0-2, p 1-1-2, r 1-0-2. Abdomen black, with some posterior-transversal white stripes ( Fig. 18a View FIGURES 18 ). Epigyne ( Figs 10e –f View FIGURES 10 , 25b, 25h View FIGURES 25 ) with anterior copulatory openings, long copulatory ducts, a posterior single medial pocket, and anterior oval spermathecae.

Male. Unknown.

Comments. The holotype female was collected manually in the soil, on the border of a highly preserved, wet Andean forest.

Distribution. Colombia (Boyacá) ( Fig. 27 View FIGURE 27 ). Known altitudinal distribution: 850 m.


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